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CTC students help with storm clean-up

Students from the Farm Business, Ag Mechanics and Carpentry programs at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center recently partnered to help a local farmer clean up damage caused by the destructive March 1 storm that swept through Adams County. Students arrived Monday, Mar. 6 at the Louiso farm on Unity Road near West Union where straight line winds had destroyed a large barn and created an extensive debris field.

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Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams

By a recent vote of the conference head coaches, the Southern Hills Athletic Conference has named its 2016-17 Girls and Boys All-Conference Teams. The four Adams County schools were again well represented, with four players being honored on the girls squad and six on the boys.

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Winchester Police Department continues assault on drug traffic

With the arrest of four suspects last week, Chief David Benjamin and his force at the Winchester Police Department continued their efforts at fighting the drug traficking in Adams County. On Tuesday, March 7, Lieutentat Rich Shofstall was called to investigate a suspicious male who had dropped a package that appeared to be crystal meth inside the Winchester 1st Stop.

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Winchester Police Department continues assault on drug traffic

With the arrest of four suspects last week, Chief David Benjamin and his force at the Winchester Police Department continued their efforts at fighting the drug traficking in Adams County. On Tuesday, March 7, Lieutentat Rich Shofstall was called to investigate a suspicious male who had dropped a package that appeared to be crystal meth inside the Winchester 1st Stop.

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Sheriff Rogers to set up outpost in Manchester

The Manchester Village Council's decision to disband the town's police force drew sharp criticism from concerned residents during Monday's village council meeting, prompting Mayor Robert Hilderbrand to -declare “It's going to be the Wild West around here if we don't have a police force”. According to Councilman C.L.”Skip” Wagner the citizens' concerns were alleviated Tuesday as Adams County Sheriff's deputies made it clear they would be stepping in as a law-enforcement presence in the town.

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Alonso joins Defender staff

The People's Defender is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley Alonso as their new Advertising Sales Representative. Ashley is a life-long resident of Adams County and a graduate of Peebles High School.

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Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio

Springtime and early summer are known as “Kitten Season” here in Ohio. During this time of year, unaltered cats reproduce prolifically.

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Police agency at center of FOX19 NOW investigation closes its doors

The village council told a packed council chamber Monday night, there was no other option. The police department is $7,000 in the red.

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Cakes sold outside Peebles store test positive for THC

Police released new information Tuesday after a man was accused of selling marijuana-laced food outside of an Adams County convenience store. Peebles Police Chief Robert Music said two teens purchased candy and cakes from a man at the First Stop on N. Main St. in February.

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Before all dogs go to heaven

Being homeless is stressful for everyone, for people as well as pets. When animals are abandoned, the lucky ones end up in animal shelters where they are treated with kindness, given fresh water and regular food, and kept in a safe, clean environment while they wait patiently for their chance to have a family of their own.

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